496 Gryphia

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496 Gryphia
Discovery
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date25 October 1902
Designations
MPC designation(496) Gryphia
1902 KH; 1931 TB;
1931 TN2; 1933 FQ;
1936 CB; 1951 WS2
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc112.79 yr (41198 d)
Aphelion2.3726 AU (354.94 Gm)
Perihelion2.0255 AU (303.01 Gm)
2.1990 AU (328.97 Gm)
Eccentricity0.078917
3.26 yr (1191.1 d)
267.309°
0° 18m 8.064s / day
Inclination3.7916°
207.608°
258.567°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
7.735±0.55 km
18.0 h (0.75 d)
0.1676±0.027
11.61

Gryphia (minor planet designation: 496 Gryphia) is an S-type asteroid[2] belonging to the Flora family in the Main Belt. Its diameter is about 15 km and it has an albedo of 0.168.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "496 Gryphia (1902 KH)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.psi.edu/pds/resource/taxonomy.html Archived March 10, 2007, at Archive.today
  3. ^ http://www.psi.edu/pds/resource/imps.html Archived 2010-01-17 at WebCite

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